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S.-based Arvind, meets with Danny, a Caucasian who is blind since his premature birth. Perkins facility to try out a new procedure that will result in surgery to a part of his brain to restore his visual cortex, enabling him see in fuzzy black and white images.
They settled in the mountains of northern Burma, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam.
After the 1975 communist takeover in Laos, Hmong soldiers and family fled Laos to refugee camps in Thailand.
Some Hmong remained in the Thai camps, while many resettled in other parts of the world.
In the 1800s, faced with political persecution, depleted soil fertility and increasing population pressure, some Hmong migrated into Southeast Asia.
Throughout the country's stormy history - from the Roman period through the present - Jews have lived in France, their fate intimately tied to the various kings and leaders.
Despite physical hardship and anti-Semitism, Jewish intellectual and spiritual life flourished, producing some of the most famous Jewish rabbis and thinkers, including Rashi and Rabenu Tam.
Australia has a population of almost 20 million people in a country not much smaller than the contiguous 48 United States.
However, the great majority of the population is located in a few major urban centers.